I came across a blog the other day, and I found this post that I felt like i had to share. “10 Things I bet you did not know about Islam” is a beautiful written piece and I believe it could help open the mind of closed minded. Just because the malpractice is all we hear about in the media it doesn’t mean that is what’s done universally.
1. We can eat pork……
depending on the circumstances. By default, the meat of pigs is haram(unlawful) in Islam. However, there are exceptions where it can be consumed ie dire circumstances. A clear example would be a “do or die” situation. Literally.
2. We can pray in Hebrew
or in Cantonese. Or in Russian. Or in sign language or just about ANY language in the world! Yes, as Muslims, you are encouraged to learn Arabic as the Quraan(Sacred Book) is written in Arabic (here’s why).
BUT the word is encouraaggeeeee. If you have a language disability or you are just really comfortable in your native language -relax. God gets it. Baby steps.
3. WE DECLARE JIHAD!!!! (On ourselves)
Pay attention to the simplest breakdown of this word that you will remember for the rest of your life.
Jihad = Struggle
Struggle = to strive to achieve or attain…
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